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Destiny going offline on Thursday to prep for updates

Bungie is temporarily pulling Destiny offline on Thursday to prepare the game for future updates. The first-person shooter will be inaccessible starting around 8:00 a.m PT (11:00 a.m. ET). Tomorrow's maintenance is scheduled to end by 12:00 p.m. PT (3:00 p.m. ET), at which point players can resume...

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Bungie gifts Destiny player recovering from brain surgery Exotic rifle

The enigmatic Darkness isn't the only foe Bungie is equipping its Destiny players to fight: the former Halo series developer has gifted one of its players with "Fate of All Fools," an Exotic-category scout rifle not seen anywhere else in-game. The reason: This particular player is recovering from m...

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Joystiq Weekly: Free Radical's Haze, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Tony Hawk and more

Welcome to Joystiq Weekly, a "too long; didn't read" of each week's biggest stories, reviews and original content. Each category's top story is introduced with a reactionary gif, because moving pictures aren't just for The Daily Prophet. Yes okay, BlizzCon 2014 was full of announcements. A new t...

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Everybody's gone Sparrow surfin' in Destiny

At first, I was a little disappointed that a Destiny video titled "Sparrow Surfin'" didn't use Turtles in Time's excellent Sewer Surfin' as a backing track. It only took a few seconds before my initial impressions changed to pure delight, however. Watch the clip above and you'll see why. A new...

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Destiny 'Dark Below' expansion brings some free content for all

Destiny welcomes guardians to enter The Dark Below expansion on December 9, but for those who don't buy a spelunking ticket, the game will receive some updates for general players. In addition to new weapons and armor for all, developer Bungie noted it will also add new daily bounties and five addi...

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PlayStation Plus subscriber count adds up to 7.9 million

7.9 million users are signed up to PlayStation Plus, a figure Sony said was a factor behind the success of the company's games division last quarter. Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President Kenichiro Yoshida divulged the subscriber count during Sony's investors call, following its earn...

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The Dark Below expands Destiny on December 9

The first expansion to Destiny, The Dark Below, will launch on December 9, Activision revealed today. The Dark Below takes players below the surface of the moon to compete in new missions and blast through story quests that reveal The Hive's sinister plans to summon a god known as Crota. Which soun...

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Destiny hollows out some pumpkins for Halloween treat

Visit the Post Master at the Tower in Destiny to grab a free trio of pumpkin head consumables, in celebration of Halloween week. The Post Master gives players three pumpkin heads, each lasting 30 minutes and wearable throughout your travels to other planets (via Eurogamer). Friendly reminder: Hallo...

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PSA: Destiny sign-in issues on PS4 [Update]

Those hoping to play Destiny on PS4 this morning may encounter a few issues getting into the game, and Bungie is on the case. The developer's support team tweeted today that it is "actively investigating issues impacting players' ability to sign in to Destiny on PlayStation 4." While not determi...

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Destiny's next patch to address Vault of Glass' buggy boss

If you've been running and re-running Destiny's Vault of Glass raid in hopes of obtaining exotic gear, you may have already learned about various tricks and exploits people are using to speed up their adventures. One of the most popular involves knocking the raid's final boss, Atheon, off a ledge, ...

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